Jane Willow is a Dublin-based Dutch-turned-Irish musician. She’s performed at Vicar Street, Whelan’s, Temple Bar Tradfest, Body & Soul and Electric Picnic. Since 2017 Jane has released 11 singles, an EP called ‘Onward Still’ (2018) and a debut album ‘Burn So Bright’ (2021).
Jane's debut album ‘Burn So Bright’ (2021) takes influences from Leonard Cohen, Nick Drake and Richard Hawley. It features string arrangements are written by Joe Csibi (Head of RTE Concert Orchestra). With Dave Hingerty on drums (Glen Hansard, Josh Ritter) and guest performances by Steve Wickham (The Waterboys), Pat Byrne and more. In 2022 Jane continued her collaboration with violonist Steve Wickham (The Waterboys) and performed three double headline shows with him across Ireland (Sligo, Dublin, Galway).
Jane has released four singles off her album 'Burn So Bright', which all got featured on the RTE Radio 1 Recommends playlist reaching about 40.000 to 50.000 listeners a day. For Women's Day 2021 the RTE Concert Orchestra also released an orchestral version of her song 'Let There Be Light’. Another song of the album ‘In Your House There’ will be used in an ad for charity organisation ALONE in April 2023.
Following the great reception of her debut album, Jane received an Agility Award (2022) and collaborated with pianist Kevin Corcoran (Villagers, Saso) which resulted in an EP (out in late 2023). In 2023 Jane also plans to continue touring and collaborating with Steve Wickham (The Waterboys).
“One of the strongest creative artists I’ve witnessed in recent years.” - Joe Csibi (Head of RTE Concert Orchestra)
"A high calibre musician and singer. Her songs are both artful and well made." - Steve Wickham (The Waterboys)
“Jane has made a serious impression on those that value craft and musicality above all else.” - The Irish Times
“Luminous, peaceful, comforting and uplifting all at once.” - Fiachna Ó Braonáin (RTE Radio 1)
“Incidentally is even better live than she is on her records” - Mathieu Norry (RTE Radio 1)
“Real talent” - Marty Whelan (Lyric FM)
“A remarkable voice” - Hotpress